emacs-orgmode@gnu.org archives
 help / color / mirror / code / Atom feed
From: brian powell <briangpowellms@gmail.com>
To: Michael Brand <michael.ch.brand@gmail.com>
Cc: "Gustav Wikström" <gustav.erik@gmail.com>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: TABLES: Remove/add cell
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 14:50:17 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAFm0skF4hpJRxR7=jBybUCvXH5iD6SxbhjKzN_J3geCAZpYT4A@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CALn3zoh6o+zjbMckWhHYWnAGL+0jUsCGY+tAnCdyCw2-dyDoMQ@mail.gmail.com>

* May want to turn org-mode/table off temporarily (or maybe it will
just make it easier) then you can do the "rectangle edits" michael was
referring to:
** Go to the point just to the right of the 4.
** C@ ---marks the point.
** Go to the 3.
** Cxrk
** Go to "@2$2"--i.e. where the "4" used to be.
** Cxry
* Emacs OrgMode makes all of this easier since it lines everything up
for you by "covering down" the columns (org-table-align)---making all
the cells easily edited by the usual "rectangle-killing" and
"rectangle-yanking" methods.
** The method above can be generalized for editing OrgMode tables
regardless of the number of symbols in the cells--since OrgMode aligns
them for you; and, EMACS is restricted only by the amount of RAM in
your computer.
*** Also, if you want to edit gygabyte size files, using similar
methods, I highly recommend QEMACS.

  reply	other threads:[~2011-09-30 18:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-09-30 17:38 TABLES: Remove/add cell Gustav Wikström
2011-09-30 18:22 ` Michael Brand
2011-09-30 18:50   ` brian powell [this message]
2011-09-30 19:27     ` Gustav Wikström
2011-09-30 19:06   ` Michael Brand
2011-11-23 19:13     ` Michael Brand
2011-11-24 12:57       ` Daniel Martins
2011-12-11 16:41         ` Bastien
2011-12-11 17:21           ` Achim Gratz
2011-12-11 17:39             ` Bastien
2011-12-11 16:42       ` Bastien
2011-12-18 16:18         ` Michael Brand
2011-10-01  9:40   ` suvayu ali

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:

  List information: https://www.orgmode.org/

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to='CAFm0skF4hpJRxR7=jBybUCvXH5iD6SxbhjKzN_J3geCAZpYT4A@mail.gmail.com' \
    --to=briangpowellms@gmail.com \
    --cc=emacs-orgmode@gnu.org \
    --cc=gustav.erik@gmail.com \
    --cc=michael.ch.brand@gmail.com \


* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link
Be sure your reply has a Subject: header at the top and a blank line before the message body.
Code repositories for project(s) associated with this public inbox


This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for read-only IMAP folder(s) and NNTP newsgroup(s).